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You must enroll in your benefits within 30 days of your date of hire.

Your benefit elections will become effective immediately after enrollment.

If you enroll in the SIMNSA HMO, your benefits will become effective on the 1st of the month following your date of hire.

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Talk to a Piper Jordan Advocate today by calling (855) 557-1467!


The world is rich with diversity, which is reflected in the observances celebrated by its various cultures and populations. So, to get us started, here is a Diversity & Inclusion Calendar 2022, which can be used as a guide to support in-house diversity and inclusion strategies and put them into an actionable plans.

You may also view our Annual Holiday Schedule.

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Healthy food wins the day

An eating plan that helps manage your weight includes a variety of healthy foods. Add an array of colors to your plate and think of it as eating the rainbow.

Dark, leafy greens, oranges, and tomatoes—even fresh herbs—are loaded with vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Adding frozen peppers, broccoli, or onions to stews and omelets gives them a quick and convenient boost of color and nutrients.


Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products
Includes a variety of protein foods such as seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, legumes (beans and peas), soy products, nuts, and seeds
Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars
Stays within your daily calorie needs

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What's Changing for 2023?

  • PPO and HDHP third party administrator moving from Ameriben to Healthcomp (Anthem Physician network remains the same)
  • PPO and HDHP moving pharmacy program from Express Scripts to Costco (membership is not required)
  • HDHP plan deductible is changing from $2,800 to $3,000 (regulatory change)
  • Medical premium rate changes


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A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) has been designed to assist you with better understanding the coverage being offered to you, and to allow you to compare coverage options. The SBC is available on www.afnabenefits.com. A paper copy is also available, free of charge, by calling 1-855-557-1467.

Ajinomoto Foods permits INSURERS to offer employees of Ajinomoto Foods certain voluntary insurance programs. Whether you choose to enroll in any of these programs is completely optional and voluntary. Ajinomoto Foods does not make a contribution towards the cost of these programs and employees pay the full cost of premiums on an after-tax basis. Ajinomoto Foods does not sponsor, maintain, endorse, recommend, or promote these voluntary programs. Ajinomoto Foods'S involvement regarding these voluntary insurance programs is strictly limited to allowing the insurer access to employees to publicize these programs and Ajinomoto Foods may perform certain ministerial functions such as payroll deduction and forwarding employee premium payments to the insurer. Ajinomoto Foods does not receive any consideration in the form of cash or otherwise in connection with the program, other than reasonable compensation, excluding any profit, for administrative services actually rendered in connection with payroll deductions. Accordingly, these voluntary insurance programs are not subject to ERISA and related regulations. All questions or claims regarding these programs should be directed to the insurer.

All benefit plans are governed by master policies, contracts, and plan documents. In the event of any inconsistency between the information contained herein and the applicable plan documents, the provisions of the plan documents shall prevail. Ajinomoto Foods reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator.